Challenges to EU ‘right to Be Forgotten’ Implementation

Challenges to EU ‘right to Be Forgotten’ Implementation

Approximately “91,000 requests” to be forgotten have been submitted to Google since the May 2014 EU European Court of Justice ruling which has led to “a total of 328,000 links that applicants wanted taken down” according to a BBC news report.   The report went to say that Google’s ‘right to be forgotten’ statistics so far are:

Sex Stereotyping, Sexual Orientation Discrimination, and Federal Law – Crazy-mixed-up Right Now

By | Employment & Labor Insider | July 25, 2014
Sex Stereotyping, Sexual Orientation Discrimination, and Federal Law – Crazy-mixed-up Right Now

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act is dead again, so there isn’t a federal law prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation. Is there any federal law on same-sex harassment or discrimination? If so, what is it? Here are some scenarios that may be helpful in picking through this crazy extremely complex and rapidly transitioning area of the law.

E-IDs: The Future of Secure Digital Identification?

By | Privacy Law Blog | July 24, 2014
E-IDs: The Future of Secure Digital Identification?

Over the past decade, the EU has made significant technological and legal strides toward the widespread adoption of electronic identification cards.  An electronic ID card, or e-ID, serves as a form of secure identification for online transactions – in other words, it provides sufficient verification of an individual’s identity to allow that person to electronically sign and submit sensitive documents such as tax returns and voting ballots over the Internet. 

The Cost of Defending Against Patent Trolls

By | WinTech | July 24, 2014

It should come as no surprise that defending against Non-Producing Entities—most of which are Patent Trolls—is expensive, especially for small businesses and corporations. In support of his ongoing legal battle with the patent troll Personal Audio, LLC, Adam Carolla has currently raised over $445,000 dollars towards litigation through the crowdfunding website FundAnything.com.Yet, unless Personal Audio decides to drop the litigation entirely, Carolla’s legal costs will certainly climb much higher.